Anne Lusk
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Anne Lusk

Instructor

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annelusk@hsph.harvard.edu


Overview

Dr. Lusk's research has focused on comfortable and safe environments that will motivate women, children, seniors, parents with children on their bicycles, and individuals of color, with lower incomes, and from the world to bicycle. She has over 40 years of experience designing, permitting, and funding bicycle facilities and delivering keynotes, consulting, and conducting research on bicycle facilities.

Dr. Lusk's Ph.D. in Architecture included Environment and Behavior (how people perceive and use space) and Urban Planning (how environments can be built based on policy). Bicycle research involves the associations between policy ->environment -> bicycling behavior -> health outcomes -> costs. Her expertise is bicycle environments and she partners with individuals in public health and related fields to explore the associations between bicycle environments and policy, behavior, costs and health as related to weight control, mobile source air pollution exposure, injury, crashes, crime, motivation, environmental preferences, car and bike parking, electric vehicle recharging, Alzheimer's disease, sustainability, equity, Climate Change, trees, and joy.

Postdoctoral Fellow, 08/2010, NIH Ruth L. Kirshstein F23 Training Grant
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health , Boston, MA

Postdoctoral Fellow, 12/2002, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
University of Michigan

Diplome, 1971, Fashion Design
Les Ecoles de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne, Paris

M.A.T., 1975, Aesthetics in Housing and Historic Preservation
University of Vermont

M.Sc. , 2000, Architecture
University of Michigan

Ph.D., 2002, Environment and Behavior/Urban Planning
University of Michigan

119th Point of Light for creating the Stowe Recreation Path
President George H. W. Bush

National “Take Pride in America” Finalist Award
Take Pride in America

National Voluntary Service Award
National Recreation and Park Association

Enjoy Outdoors America Award
U.S. Department of the Interior

National Recreation Trails Advisory Committee Member1992-1996
U.S. Secretary of Transportation

National Finalist Take Pride in America Award
U.S. Department of the Interior

Local Hero
Time Magazine

Rackham Non-Traditional Fellowship1997-1998
University of Michigan

Great Lakes Center for Truck and Transit Research Grant1998-1999
University of Michigan

Real Estate Forum Writing Competition Award
University of Michigan

Martin L. King Service and Leadership Award
University of Michigan

Scholarship for Merit
University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning

Martin L. King Service and Leadership Award
University of Michigan

Achievement Award in Recognition of Outstanding Contributions to the Ph.D. Program
University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning

“Harvard Vision 2020: A Bridge to Campus Sustainability” Poster Award
Harvard University

“Great Place to Work” Recognition Award
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

"Great Place to Work” Recognition Award
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

BicycleCity.com Board of Directors2008-2011
BicycleCity.com

Walk and Bike for Life International Advisory Board Member2008-2011
Walk and Bike for Life International

Sponsorship to attend research forum
Bikes Belong

Lifetime Achievement Award
Congress for New Urbanism New England

Lifetime Achievement Award
Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals


Bibliography


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